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  • Other titles
    • India General Service Medal 1854-95 (descriptive name)
    • North West Frontier (medal bar name)
    • Captain RB Morrow, Ghoorka Battn (recipient name)
  • Description
    India General Service Medal 1854-95
    Medal with North West Frontier bar, awarded to Captain RB Morrow, Ghoorka Battalion
    circular silver medal, 36mm diameter, swivelling scroll suspension bar, one bar, with ribbon
    obverse: head of Queen Victoria with legend 'VICTORIA REGINA' around
    reverse: winged figure of Victory crowning a seated warrior, below: lotus flowers and leaves emblemmatic of the East
    ribbon: red with two dark blue stripes
    medal bar: NORTHWEST FRONTIER
    inscribed on edge: CAPTN. R.B. MORROW GHOORKA BATTN.
    markings:
    obverse: medallist's name below monarch's head: W. WYON SC
    reverse: medallist's name in exurgue on reverse: L.C. WYON
  • Place
  • Identifier
    2000.26.7, TD:74, S:89
  • Accession number
    2000.26.7
  • Accession date
    20 August 2000
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Display location
    2F
  • Record richness
India General Service Medal 1854-95, 2000.26.7
India General Service Medal 1854-95, 2000.26.7

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2000.26.7
  • Notes
    India General Service Medal 1854-95 with North West Frontier bar, awarded to Captain RB Morrow, Ghoorka Battalion
    The North West Frontier bar was authorised in 1869 for 15 expeditions between 3 December 1849 and 22nd October 1868; the same bar was authorised in 1884 for Col. Macdonnell's action at Shabkadar in 1864
  • Event
    • 1854-1895
      India
    • 03 Dec 1849-22 October 1868
      North West Frontier
      The North West Frontier medal bar was authorised in 1869 for 15 expeditions between 3 December 1849 and 22nd October 1868; the same bar was authorised in 1884 for Col. Macdonnell's action at Shabkadar in 1864
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    1854-1895
    1 January 1854 to 31 December 1895
  • Production
    William Wyon (medallist)
    Leonard Charles Wyon (medallist)
    [United Kingdom]United KingdomEuropeEurope
    [United Kingdom]United KingdomEuropeEurope
    [1853]
    Indian Campaign 1854-1895
    Queen Victoria (1837 - 1901), English reign
  • Signature/marks
    • W. WYON SC  (medallist's name)
    • L C WYON  (medallist's name)
    • CAPTN. R.B. MORROW GHOORKA BATTN.  (recipient's name)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 92mm
      (medal diam: 36mm ribbon h x w: 32mm x 90mm)
    • medal diameter : 36mm
    • ribbon width : 32mm
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Date created
    20 August 2000

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